National Gateway

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National Gateway is a multi-stage railroad construction project in the United States promoted by CSX Transportation, a unit of CSX Corporation. It is designed to improve rail connections between ports in the U.S. mid-Atlantic seaboard and the Midwest by upgrading bridges and tunnels to allow taller freight trains (ones carrying double-stack intermodal containers). In 2008 the company announced its plans to invest $300 million, and is seeking investment from state governments and the U.S. federal government of an additional $400 million as a public-private partnership.[1] Phase 1 of the $850 million project, between CSX’s existing terminal in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and its hub facility in Northwest Ohio. was completed in September 2013.[2]

Unrelated project[edit]

An unrelated project with the same name was founded in 2001 as an engineering test between global communication networks.[3]

Completed railway improvement projects[edit]

Projects under construction or funded[edit]

Proposed projects[edit]

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  1. ^ CSX Corporation, Jacksonville, FL (2008). "CSX Announces National Gateway to Improve Flow of Freight." Archived 2010-11-20 at the Wayback Machine 2008-05-01.
  2. ^ "Railroad initiative nearing completion | National Gateway".
  3. ^ National Gateway (Communications)
  4. ^ (2010-09-19). "Loaded for Business."
  5. ^ Akron Railroad Club (2011-06-30)."CSX Shows Off North Baltimore Container Facility."
  6. ^ "Virginia Avenue Tunnel: Project Overview". Projects and Partnerships. CSX. Retrieved 2021-09-28.
  7. ^ (2010-12-17). "USDOT, Ohio finalize TIGER grant pact for National Gateway corridor."
  8. ^ a b CSX (2011-05-18). "CSX Commits Additional $160 Million to National Gateway." Press release.
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